Essay on Resist The Feed

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I’ve been doing a lot of research lately and have come up with so much information! We can fight this! Titus, we can resist the Feed. Children have been fighting against their oppressive governments for years and making a difference. I am aware that writing this letter is dangerous, but I am not risking any more than the “218 million children around the world who work as child labourers or the estimated 300,000 boys and girls who are exploited by armies during times of conflict, and forced to act as soldiers, sex slaves and servants” (FreeTheChildren.com). As Franklin said, “Society constructs the children it needs. Instead of policies to protect children in the community, the government and media have preferred to promote polices to…show more content…
There is no difference. “The Peace Kids’ advertised in the most modest of ways possible, they spread the message by word of mouth, putting up posters and the like” (Mulder 54). We have it easier. We can use the Feed against itself! With one thought we can send a mass M-Chat message and spread the word. One mass message and then ignore the Feed all together instigating the largest boy-cot in history. We have constitutional rights as citizens of America and we have rights as Children on this planet. However, Feednet and our government has hindered our freedom. Franklin in his work, The Handbook of Children’s Rights states: Ideologically, children have become the focus of a moral panic, in which the media have played a crucial role. Media presentations of children have metamorphosed them from the innocent ‘sugar and spice’ angels, reminiscent of the iconography of “Bubbles” in the Pears’ soap advertisement, into inherently evil demons who, typifying Britain’s declining moral standards, seem incapable of distinguishing right from wrong (4-5). Franklin may have been targeting Britain specifically, but the statement applies in America as well. We have legal and moral rights, Titus, however: The distinction between legal and moral rights is easy to establish. A legal right is an entitlement which
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